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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: J Strauss (son)
Simplicius-Walzer(Donauweibchen) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Chopin Nocturne in B, Op 62 No 1 Emanuel Ax (piano)
8.00-9.00: The 48 at 8: Bach Prelude and Fugue in B, BWV868 (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1) Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Sibelius Presto for Strings, Op 96
Lahti Symphony Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vanska
9.00-10.00: Debussy Cello Sonata
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Benjamin Britten (piano) Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Snow Maiden Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov


Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Chopin Nocturne
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Cello: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov

: lain Burnside

In the run-up to Christmas, lain Burnside ponders the connections between spirituality and music with works by Hoist, Hildegard of Bingen, Arvo
Part and Messiaen, and Ernest Bloch 's Schelomo. EMAIL: burnside@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Ernest Bloch

: Private Passions

r Michael Berkeley meets showman
Derren Brown , who over the past seven years has enthralled audiences with his blend of psychology, illusion and showmanship. A passionate music-lover, Derren listens every day to Bach, especially the Goldberg variations and the Cello Suites; and many of his choices have a spiritual nature, including Tallis's 40-part motet
Spem in Alium and Elgar's oratorio The Dream of Gerontius. He also reveals that he used the slow movement of Beethoven's Emperor concerto in a stage show to accompany the process of apparently hammering a nail into his nose. Festive radio highlights: page 232


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Derren Brown

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott , with viol player John Bryan , presents highlights from a concert featuring
Stile Antico and the Rose Consort of Viols that focuses on an apparent contradiction in William Byrd 'S output. Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: John Bryan
Unknown: Stile Antico
Unknown: William Byrd

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' favourites. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests. BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a landline cost no more than 8p per min) EMAIL: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk

: Choral Evensong

Live from Birmingham Cathedral. Introit: Ave Maria (Rachmaninov). Responses:
Leighton. Psalms: 113, 126 (Turle, Clucas).
First Reading: 1 Samuel 1, vvl-20. Office Hymn: Hail, 0 Star (Ave Maris Stella ). Canticles: Wesley in E. Second Reading: Revelation 22, vv6-21. Anthem: Hymn to the Virgin (Britten). Matin
Responsory (Palestrina). Final Hymn: Hark! What a Sound (Highwood). Organ Voluntary: Toccata, Fugue et Hymne sur Ave Maris Stella (Flor Peeters ). Director of music Marcus Huxley.
Assistant director of music Stuart Nicholson.


Unknown: Maris Stella
Unknown: Maris Stella
Unknown: Flor Peeters
Music: Marcus Huxley.
Music: Stuart Nicholson.

: Discovering Music

At the Norfolk and Norwich Music Club,
Stephen Johnson explores the structure of one of Schubert's best-loved chamber pieces, the Trout quintet, performed by the Gould Piano Trio and friends.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: The Choir

It's the culmination of the programme's year-long "Sing to the Nation" feature and Aled has some seasonal music to celebrate its success. He's joined in the studio by John Rutter , whose choral music has become synonymous with Christmas.


Unknown: John Rutter

: Drama on 3: The Pitmen Painters

By Lee Hall. Inspired by the book by William Feaver. Seventy years ago, in an old army hut in Ashington, Northumberland, a group of miners met to talk about art. They wanted their visiting lecturer to explain the secrets of a remote world, but he did better than that; he got them painting and put that world in their reach.
Producer/Director Kate Rowland


Unknown: Lee Hall.
Book By: William Feaver.
Director: Kate Rowland
George: Deka Walmsley
Oliver: Christopher Connel
Jimmy: David Whitaker
Ben: Brian Lonsdale
Harry: Michael Hodqson
Robert: Ian Kelly
Susan: Lisa McGrlllis
Helen: Philllppa Wilson

: Sunday Feature: A Cloud in a Paper Bag

A drama documentary by biographer Richard Holmes , telling the story of the first decades of ballooning 200 years ago. Today's sport was then a scientific revolution underwritten with poetry. Getting up and staying aloft presented a huge challenge and what the pioneer balloonists saw from their baskets changed common perceptions of the world. In the race to be the first across the Channel, the age-old rivalry - both comic and tragic - of Britain and France was renewed. With Nicky Henson , John Lightbody , Peter Marinker and Eleanor Tremain. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Richard Holmes
Unknown: Nicky Henson
Unknown: John Lightbody
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Unknown: Eleanor Tremain.
Producer: Tim Dee

: Words and Music

In Search of England
Rachel Atkins and Joseph Kloska read a selection of poetry and prose on the theme of England from John Agard , Maura Dooley ,
Robert Browning , Fleur Adcock and George Orwell , with music by Delius, Vaughan Williams , Billy Bragg and Purcell.
EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Joseph Kloska
Unknown: John Agard
Unknown: Maura Dooley
Unknown: Robert Browning
Unknown: Fleur Adcock
Unknown: George Orwell
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Billy Bragg

: The Early Music Show

The myth of the demigod Orpheus has provided the inspiration for operas, ballets, tone poems and other musical works throughout the ages.
Catherine Bott explores settings of the story, and plays music from works by Stradella, Luigi Rossi , D'lndia and Alessandro Scarlatti. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Luigi Rossi
Unknown: Alessandro Scarlatti.
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Michael Haydn Missa Tempore
Quadragesimae, MH553 Ex Tempore, director Florian Heyerick 1.16 Sinfonia in E flat, MH340 Academia Palatina, director Florian Heyerick 1.31 Ave Regina, MH140 Ex Tempore, director Florian Heyerick
IA2 Divertimento in A, MH299 Marcolini Quartett
1.59 Responsoria ad Matutinum in Nativitate Domini, MH639 Ex Tempore, director Florian Heyerick
2.12 Schubert, transcr Uszt Seven song transcriptions
2.38 Chadwick Symphony No 2 in B flat 3.16 Grieq
String Quartet No 2 in F (Unfinished) 3.37 Bach Cantata No 199: Mein Herze schwimmt in Blut 4.01 Gabrieli Canzon Prima a 5; Canzon II Septimo Toni a 8 4.06 Geminiani Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 3 No 2 415 Kuula Virta Venhetta Vie, Op 37 No
4.19 Kuula Satukuva 3 4.25 Chopin, arr Kocsis
Nocturne in E flat, Op 55 No 2 4.31 Wieniawski Kujawiak in A minor 4.35 Delibes Ballet suite: Sylvia 4.53 Anon, arr Praetorius En Ros sajeg skyde 4.56 Praetorius In DulciJubilo 5.00 Hasse Overture: Arminio
5.06 L Couperin Allemande 5.10 Sibelius Dance Intermezzo, Op 45 No 2 5.14 Darzins La Valse
Melancolique 5.21 Trenet Noel 5.23 Heyral, arr Rochon Le Noël de la Rue 5.29 Hassler Canzon duodecimi toni zu acht Stimmen 5.34 Samuel-Rousseau Variations
Pastorales sur un Vieux Noel 5.43 Rameau Pieces from Les Indes Galantes 5.57 Zemlinsky Heilige Nacht,
Op 2 No 2 6.00 Mozart Symphony No 29 in A, K207
6.21 Beethoven Notturno, Op 42 6.41 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in D, RV95 6.50 Handel He Shall Feed His Flocks (Messiah) 6.56 Anon Quando Nascette Ninno


Unknown: John Shea.
Director: Florian Heyerick
Director: Florian Heyerick
Director: Florian Heyerick
Director: Florian Heyerick

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